Category Archives: developing world

Windempowerment conference

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Performance data for two Recipe turbines

New performance data is available from field tests in Holland showing the 1.8 metre diameter turbine producing close to the predicted energy at a 4.8 m/s average windspeed. This turbine is grid-tied using a Mastervolt inverter protected by LDR circuits.   … Continue reading

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News from Tanzania

With great success, the first partner project between I Love Windpower Tanzania (ILWPT) and Engineers Without Borders (EWB) UK branch at the University of Warwick took place in September 2013 in the village of Kemgesi, Serengeti region, Tanzania. The new … Continue reading

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The refurbishment of Alwa secondary School in Kaberamaido district in Northern Uganda

The GIZ , Ugandan Government demonstrated their commitment towards wind power, but fully funding the refurbishment of  Alwa secondary School in Kaberamaido district in Northern Uganda. they where very impressed, few officials offered hands on , for example that is … Continue reading

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How to build a Micro Wind Turbine

Clément Joulain has written a manual for building a one metre diameter turbine for 12-V charging using some of my basic ideas but adding some new ones. Available from Amazon in Kindle format “How to build a micro wind turbine” … Continue reading

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Free Document downloads from Kragten Design

Adriann Kragten has made available a number of his reports on small wind turbines for free download Here at Adriaan writes very thorough reports with plenty of equations and clear drawings.  The reports cover both, electricity producing wind generators … Continue reading

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Workshop in Germany

Small wind turbine construction for development workers Location: Naturgarten Schoenegge Date: 3rd – 7th October 2012 With Greenstep and Jakob Merk. Here is Jakob during the introductory talk. This is the 3-phase star wiring we used for the stator coils.  … Continue reading

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Comet -Me wind turbine and solar panel installation in Shaeb Al Buttum, Palestine

Thanks to Noam Dotan of Comet-Me for this video link

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More photos from Uganda

    Hello Hugh  The Great, Good Morning ? This is Samuel Agwotu With the Uganda Veterans Wind Power Initiative ,  it has been a while though, Just to get you updated, UVWPI , with UMEC (UGANDA MILITARY ENGINEERING COLLEGE) … Continue reading

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